Myanmar, 'Arab Awakening' Top US List of Progress on Human Rights
LaFranchi, Howard, The Christian Science Monitor
State Department's annual report on human rights around the world also notes the important role that technology, the Internet, and social media play in advancing individual freedoms.
Inspiring progress followed by nagging question marks in Arab countries. Deterioration in China. Significant strides forward in what was once one of the world's darkest corners, Myanmar.
Those are some of the highlights of the State Department's report on human rights in the world, the US government's annual review of the evolution in "universal freedoms" in every country in the world.
The "Arab awakening" receives an anticipated focus in the 2011 report, released Wednesday. But …
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